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synonyms for allusions

  • quotation
  • charge
  • citation
  • connotation
  • denotation
  • implication
  • imputation
  • indication
  • inference
  • innuendo
  • insinuation
  • intimation
  • mention
  • remark
  • statement
  • suggestion
  • casual remark
  • figure of speech
  • incidental mention
  • play on words

antonyms for allusions

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  • silence
  • reality
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How to use allusions in a sentence

But Decker's and Ben Jonson's works abound in allusions to tobacco, its uses and abuses.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Hence the danger—ever to be avoided—of using classical allusions in teaching the average student.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
These and similar allusions are merely translated, and have therefore no special significance.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
They have, indeed, been reproached with having carried this taste for allegories and allusions a little too far.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Its allegory, its learned literary allusions, its delving into obscure historic events, preclude any hope of popular success.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Both here and in the Squieres Tale we find the allusions to Lamech, and to blue as the colour of constancy; see notes to ll.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Not only do we view these allusions as relics, but we may as justly consider them in the light of literary fossils.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
He is no longer pedantic; he no longer makes vulgar allusions, but only fears that they might be made.
SAMUEL RICHARDSON'S INTRODUCTION TO PAMELASAMUEL RICHARDSON
He is fond of making critical allusions in his sermons; and is rather lengthy in his talk.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Those allusions to former times foreshadow an evil intent on their part.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
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